Welcome to my digital vault.
John C. Osborn, aka Bayreporta, is an Oakland-based developer, data journalist and founder of Aleta Games. He’s passionate about web development, serious games, data visualization and open government. He started Aleta Games in 2016, a company that focuses on making games that incorporate journalistic storytelling and investigation. He also graduated from the U.C. Berkeley Graduate School of Journalism in 2013.
All my work is organized by the types of projects I've worked on. Each project page will link you my work in that area. Updated more frequently than my blog.
Storylines are a different way of telling stories. Part explainer, part timeline, Storylines tracks the evolution of a story as it develops.
Exploring the history of education spending, wealth, and poverty across states over time.
Below is a rough proof of concept for a web app that displays how Oakland City Councilmembers voted on legislative items that came before them. During this year’s National Day of Civic Hacking, I hosted one of several sessions OpenOakland hosted across Oakland. I’ve always had interest in making it easier for people like myself […]
Podium, a Wordpress-integrated template for handling mini-posts within a single Wordpress post.
2015 has been the year of the wage in Oakland: minimum wage and tipless.
Where my work has appeared
North Coast Journal
East Bay Express
Online News Association
Humboldt State Toyon
Lost Coast Outpost
Santa Rosa Press-Democrat